Carmen Barahona Pleads Guilty, Will Testify Against Husband, In Grisly Murder Of Adopted Daughter NubiaThe mother of Nubia Barahona, a young girl who died in the custody of her adoptive parents in a grisly torture case that made national headlines, has pleaded guilty, nine years after the crime, according to the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office.
House Gives Final Approval To "Barahona Bill"The state's House has given final approval to a bill that calls for paying $3.75 million in the death of 10-year-old Nubia Barahona and injuries suffered by her brother, Victor.
Florida Senate OKs $3.75M For Barahona Boy Found Doused In ChemicalsFlorida lawmakers have approved a plan to pay $3.75 million to a boy involved in a case that rocked the state's child-welfare system in 2011.
House Panel Supports Payment In Barahona CaseA House committee has approved paying $3.75 million as part of the settlement of a high-profile case in which a 10-year-old girl was found dead and her twin brother was found with severe injuries from abuse.
Barahona Attempted Murder Case Moved To Miami-Dade CountyThe Miami man accused of trying to kill his adopted son in Palm Beach County will be able to fight the charges closer to home.
Federal Judge Holds DCF In Contempt Over Barahona CaseA federal judge in Miami is holding the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) in contempt for breaching a gag order in the case of Miami twins Victor and Nubia Barahona.
Bill Calls For State To Pay $3.75M In Barahona CaseA South Florida senator filed a proposal Friday that calls for the state to pay $3.75 million in a settlement stemming from the high-profile 2011 murder of 10-year-old Nubia Barahona and injuries suffered by her twin brother, Victor.
Couple Charged In Adoptive Daughter's Death Back In CourtJorge and Carmen Barahona, accused of brutally killing and beating their adopted daughter, are scheduled to appear in court Friday.
Sister Of Brutally Slain Nubia Barahona Sues DCFThe adoptive sister of Nubia Barahona, a young girl who died in the custody of her adoptive parents, has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Children and Families.
Grand Jury Report Sparks Debate On DCF Reforms After Barahona DeathA Miami-Dade grand jury on Tuesday released a report on reforms implemented by Florida's child welfare system after the gruesome death of Nubia Barahona, whose adoptive parents are awaiting trial for her 2011 death.
Plea Agreement Reached In Case Of Mother Who Left Child In Car A plea agreement was reached in the case of a mother whose child died after he was left in a hot car in a driveway.
Barahona Seeks To Have Attempted Murder Trial Moved To MiamiThe Miami man accused of killing his 10-year-old adoptive daughter and nearly killing her twin brother wants his attempted murder trial moved out of Palm Beach County.
DCF Considers Working With Law Enforcement On Child InvestigationsIn the state of Florida, the child death toll rate continues to climb and officials, along with children’s advocates, are pondering whether a two-fold approach, bringing sheriffs in on child investigations, can help save children’s lives.
Mother Accused Of Killing Baby Cries Like Baby In CourtWearing a red, "high profile" prisoner jumpsuit, Catalina Bruno wept uncontrollably in a Miami-Dade Courtroom Wednesday.
Two Years After Barahona Murder, DCF Debuts New Abuse HotlineInspired by the merciless killing of a 10-year-old girl by her adoptive parents in 2010, the state Department of Children and Families (DCF) debuted a revamped Florida Abuse Hotline.